Friday, April 20, 2012

Three Objects

Unfinished shoe last, turning section still attached, 1930s.
(Collection: London College of Fashion)

Industrial polishing tool, wool and other fibers,1984.
(Collection: University for the Creative Arts at Farnham)

Tapestry beater, 20th C.
(Collection: University for the Creative Arts at Farnham)

These digitally "found" sculptures are from VADS (Visual Arts Data Service) of the UK, which is a phenomenal collection of archives pertaining to the visual arts. It was created for the academic community and is meant for educational and research purposes. They’ve got everything from Charles Rennie Mackintosh´s sketchbook to war posters and Guinness ads.

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